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At this year's mHealth Summit, follow the leaders to strategic success

November 6th, 2012

by Gienna Shaw, FierceHealthIT

As hospitals rush headlong toward mHealth, many are skipping over a key step in the adoption process: strategy.

In one recent survey, health IT consulting firm Medullan asked more than 100 healthcare provider professionals to name the top driver for their organization's mHealth initiative. The top answer? "No driver."

I get it--mobile is sexy; strategic planning not so much. But healthcare providers would never expand cardiac services or launch a new service line or invest significant dollars in new technology or equipment without first testing the market and setting clear goals and objectives. Why is mHealth different?

It's not, of course.

And that's why we're bringing together an impressive panel of experts at next month's mHealth Summit in the Washington, D.C. area, for a breakfast session on Tuesday, Dec. 4 about the use of remote monitoring and other mHealth tactics to reduce readmissions.

Read the full article at FierceHealthIT to learn more.


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